Congratulations Dr Sean Taylor

Dr Sean Taylor recently graduated with a Public Health Doctorate, following four years of study with the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention.  Sean's focus is to improve diabetes care and management in remote healthcare settings.  Sean originated from Murray Island in the Torres, and the community is very proud of his achievement. Sean will implement his research with priority on encouraging patients to take control of their diabetes, encouraging exercise and healthy eating. 

Dr Sandra Campbell continues her research into indigenous mothers and babies

Dr Sandra Campbell continues development of her research into improving the health of indigenous mothers and babies. Through her NHMRC Early Career Fellowship funding, Sandra’s study “Healthy Pregnancies – reducing risk for Aboriginal mothers and babies ” is gaining momentum... read more...


Dr Sandra Campbell has been awarded a NHMRC Early Career Fellowship

Highlights to date The aim of Sandra’s study Healthy Pregnancies – reducing risk for Aboriginal mothers and babies is to establish a "young women’s" cohort and track the factors that minimise health risks for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women of childbearing age.... read more...


Sean Taylor - National Heart Foundation Australian Scholarship

Sean Taylor has been awarded a National Heart Foundation Australian Indigenous Scholarship for his project  "Improving Diabetes Care and Management in Torres Strait Remote Primary Health Care Settings” as part of his candidacy for Doctor of Public Health  The project aims to... read more...


Robyn McDermott gives a presentation to Cairns Hospital Grand Rounds

At the Cairns Hospital Grand Rounds held on 28 March 2014, Professor Robyn McDermott gave a presentation to Cairns Hospital doctors, on the research projects currently being undertaken by the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention. Robyn's presentation, titled "The rise and... read more...


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